National Association of Police Organizations
For the television series, see Top Cops
The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) is a US lobbying group representing police officers, police unions and local police officer associations. It was founded in 1978. NAPO represents more than 2,000 police units and associations, 241,000 officers, 11,000 retired officers and more than 100,000 others not directly associated with the police. NAPO sponsors the Top Cops award for outstanding achievements by individual police officers.